Category: April 2015

New Horizons Writers Group – April 2015

Dogs, a pain…in the heart Bob Hirt My wife and I have no particular thought as to why we chose a black Labrador Retriever as our family pet. There are so many smaller “Benji-type” dogs out there that are adorable, easily cuddled, eat less and don’t knock the chinaware off the table with their big,…

News From Your Neighbors Who Care – April 2015

Sun Lakes wins with Neighbors Who Care Eric Ehst, Executive Director Neighbors Who Care was a big winner at the Fast Pitch competition on March 4, taking home the Kiita “Get Up and Go” award. Fast Pitch is kind of like Shark Tank for charities. Over 50 of the top charities in the valley are nominated…

Unity: A word about the Daily Word

Kay Davis Unity Church was founded by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore in 1889 and in 1924 they published the first Daily Word magazine. Today with a circulation of over one million people in 18 different countries this little magazine continues to print its positive and inspirational messages. So many D.W. readers have expressed that the messages…

Risen Savior Lutheran Church

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church

Pastor Ron Burcham, Risen Savior Lutheran Church I once knew a man who had a pet caterpillar. Now, I would agree that having a pet caterpillar is odd, but this man was quite fond of the little guy. He had a little box where the caterpillar would hang out all day, and at night he…

Rotarian of the Month

Don Denkinger

Colette McNally Our March Rotarian of the Month is none other than Don Denkinger. Although Don is not with us for the whole year, when he is here he works tirelessly to support the projects and programs of our club. This year he took on a big job co-chairing the annual Sun Lakes Rotary Golf…

Master quilter to visit Agave Quilters

One example of Sharon Schamber’s works

All Agave members should save the 1:00 p.m. April 1 meeting for Master Quilter Sharon Schamber. Sharon has a wonderful studio in nearby Payson where she creates all of her fabulous quilts. The Agave Guild is very lucky to have Sharon as a presenter where we will be able to see her quilts up-close and…

Join the Crafters

Ann Richards Have time on your hands? Wish to talk and chat with people while working on your own craft? Come join us at our Crafters group. We meet the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Cottonwood Phoenix Room from 9:00 a.m.-noon. If you have any questions call Jean at 480-895-3297 or…

Dollars and Sense – April 2015

Francisco P. Sirvent

Editor’s Note: “Dollars and Sense” is a new column in the Sun Lakes Splash dedicated to financial issues. This column is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information on the subject of personal finances. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss of profit or any other commercial damages, including but not limited to…